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Cairns vs Base Esperanza Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cairns, Australia and Base Esperanza, Antarctica is approximately 10,875 km or 6,758 mi.
  • To reach Cairns in this distance one would set out from Base Esperanza bearing 201.9° or SSW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cairns bearing 349.9° or N .
  • Cairns has a tropical monsoonal climate (Am) whereas Base Esperanza has a tundra climate (ET).
  • The annual average temperature is 30.6 °C (55.1°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 5.1 °C (9.2°F) less in Cairns. The continentality subtype is truly hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1338 mm (52.7 in) more which is equivalent to 1338 l/m² (32.84 US gal/ft²) or 13,380,000 l/ha (1,430,411 US gal/ac) more. About 2 5/6 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 44° higher in Cairns than in Base Esperanza.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Cairns relative to Base Esperanza. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Base Esperanza vs Cairns.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +27 (+49) +28 (+50) +30 (+54) +33 (+59) +33 (+60) +33 (+59) +32 (+58) +33 (+59) +30 (+55) +29 (+51) +28 (+51) +27 (+48) +31 (+54)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +25 (+46) +27 (+48) +29 (+53) +33 (+59) +33 (+60) +33 (+59) +32 (+57) +32 (+58) +30 (+54) +28 (+50) +27 (+49) +25 (+46) +30 (+53)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +341 (+13) +357 (+14) +373 (+15) +165 (+7) +53 (+2) +2 (+0) -29 (-1) -50 (-2) -29 (-1) -13 (-1) +35 (+1) +131 (+5) +1338 (+53)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -5h 46' -3h 16' -0h 34' +2h 12' +4h 56' +6h 46' +5h 53' +3h 17' +0h 29' -2h 17' -5h 01' -6h 47'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +39.5 +45.9 +46.7 +46.6 +46.5 +46.3 +46.3 +46.2 +46.2 +45.3 +39 +33.4   +44

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